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Visiting the fine sights of Berlin

The German capital is currently considered the city that is the most fashionable throughout Europe, a great place that allows you to be free and express your creativity and your desire to grow. Berlin is full of places that remind people every day about its story, as the protagonist in the European and world economy. The Brandenburg Gate, the Berlin Wall, the Alexanderplatz red square and Checkpoint Charlie are just some of the places and monuments that have made ​​this city important on the eve of the end of World War II and then the day after the Reunification of Germany, and in a sense of a united Europe.

Berlin wall

Berlin wall

What to see in Berlin

If you choose to take a trip to Berlin, before leaving, do not forget to create you a list of places to visit, there are so so many things that you risk losing something during your long journey. It is always better to be prepared and this will help organise your time there properly. Part of the organisation process is also to make sure your car’s in good condition, if you are undertaking this trip by car. If there’s anything you’re not sure about make sure to check sparepartstore24.co.uk – electrics before you begin.

The first thing you should do, once you have landed and deposited the bags in your hotel room, is to buy a ticket for the metro and get off at the Brandenburger Tor. Rising from the stairs you’ll find yourself in a wonderful place, as you will be in front of the symbol of the city present in all the postcards and souvenirs: the Brandenburg Gate. Continuing straight ahead you will find the infamous Reichstag building with its impressive glass dome. If you are visiting during summer by car it’s best to make sure your Temperature sensors work well, as temperatures in Berlin tend to rise a lot during midday.

Brandenburg Gate

Brandenburg Gate

Other places to visit are absolutely Checkpoint Charlie that is located in the middle of Friedrichstraße, a major shopping street and Alexanderplatz, nicknamed the Red Square, once part of East Germany.

Alexanderplatz

Alexanderplatz

Among the places in which you’ll absolutely go is the Museum Island that is also a Unesco World Heritage site, which together with the Berlin Cathedral are a true island bathed by the Spree river. Moreover, you wouldn’t want to miss the immense Zoo Aquarium Berlin, on of the best aquariums in Europe. A final key step is a visit to the Charlottenburg Palace, a wonderful castle, once belonging to the Hohenzollern dynasty.

Museum Island

Museum Island

Berlin sights photos by: gavin bloys, Wolfgang Staudt, steve clusper, Jon Reid

For more on Germany check: The best reasons to travel to Germany, Travel destinations protected by UNESCO in Germany, The Bastei Bridge in Germany

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